[clug] TV Tuner tests

Adam Baxter voltagex at voltagex.org
Fri Jan 22 14:07:46 MST 2010

AFATech were making it difficult for the Linux community to release the
driver for the AF90X5 chipsets last I heard.

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Alex (Maxious) Sadleir
<maxious at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Richard Lemon <richard at codelemon.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I was looking for a cheap USB DVB-T tuner available for pick-up in
> Canberra
> > and ended up testing all of the cheap ones available at Jaycar. The short
> of
> > it is that none of the cheaper ones work with Linux currently
> I have a "WandTV" cheap $30 deal [1]. Some of them are AF9015/AF9035
> chipset but mine was an EC168 chipset which is supported by an out of
> tree driver (hopefully not for long, it's probably in mainline by
> now).
> Works once you've waited the 18 months for the driver to be written
> and if you were lucky to get the right revision. I haven't got MythTV
> to work with it but that's more of a user error issue I'm sure.
> 1:
> http://cgi.ebay.com.au/WandTV-DVB-T-USB-HDTV-RECEIVER-FOR-PC-LAPTOP-DIGITAL-TV_W0QQitemZ280443896336QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAU_Laptop_Accessories?hash=item414bc24210#ht_4836wt_941
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